GA Revision for EPFO, IBPS PO/Clerk and Other Exams – 573

GA Revision Questions for EPFO, IBPS PO/Clerk and Other exams.

  1. Which bank has appointed Srinivasan Vaidyanathan as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO)?
    A)YES Bank
    B)Federal Bank
    C)HDFC Bank
    D)ICICI Bank
    E)Bandhan Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Private lender HDFC Bank has appointed Srinivasan Vaidyanathan as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO) as the bank seeks to strengthen compliance with regulatory norms. He was earlier Group Finance Head.

  2. Recently RBI permitted processing of e-mandate on credit and debit cards for recurring transactions (merchant payments) with a cap of how much amount from Sep 1,2019?
    A)Rs. 2000
    B)Rs. 1000
    C)Rs. 2500
    D)Rs. 3000
    E) Rs.4000
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has permitted processing of e-mandate on credit and debit cards for recurring transactions (merchant payments) with a cap of Rs.2,000 from September 1.
  3. Who launched the book titled “The Diary of Manu Gandhi”?
    A)Prahlad Patel
    B)Giriraj Singh
    C)Rajnath Singh
    D)Narendra Modi
    E)Smriti Irani
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Culture and Tourism Minister Prahlad Singh Patel launched the book titled- the Diary of Manu Gandhi’. The book has been brought out by National Archives of India, on the occasion of 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi in collaboration with Oxford University Press.
  4. Which country sended its first humanoid robot Fedor into space?
    A)USA
    B)Russia
    C)China
    D)Japan
    E)Bangladesh
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Russia has launched an unmanned rocket carrying a life-size humanoid robot that will spend 10 days learning to assist astronauts on the International Space Station.

  5. Where is the HQ of Amazon?
    A)Paris
    B)Seattle
    C)Vienna
    D)Beijing
    E)Colombo
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    Option B

  6. How much amount of reward was announced by SEBI to insider trading informants?
    A) Rs. 1 cr
    B) Rs. 2 cr
    C) Rs. 5 cr
    D)Rs. 10 cr
    E) Rs. 9 cr
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has announced a reward of upto one crore rupees for informants willing to provide credible information regarding insider trading cases. This will be a part of the detailed set of rules for the new ‘Informant Mechanism’ under Prohibition of Insider Trading Regulations that was approved by the SEBI board.
  7. How much amount has been deposited in over 36 crore bank accounts under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) as per latest data?
    A)Rs 2 lakh crore
    B)Rs 3 lakh crore
    C)Rs 4 lakh crore
    D)Rs 1 lakh crore
    E) Rs 5 lakh crore
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    More than Rs 1 lakh crore have been deposited in over 36 crore bank accounts opened under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY).
  8. Which IT company has announced a strategic partnership with University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) to develop new technologies and systems in precision medicine?
    A)Capgemini
    B)Wipro
    C)Infosys
    D)TCS
    E)IBM
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Digital services and consulting major Infosys has announced a strategic partnership with University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) to develop new technologies and systems in precision medicine.
  9. Who is the author of novel “Second Night”?
    A)Satyajit Ray
    B)Devajini Ghosh
    C)Rajiv Dogra
    D)Krishna Saxena
    E) Divya Jain
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Former diplomat Rajiv Dogra, who has penned two books on Indo-Pak relations and the Durand Line, has just come out with his third novel.
  10. When was Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana launched?
    A)2015
    B)2014
    C)2016
    D)2017
    E)2018
    View Answer
    Option B

  11. Who has won a gold medal in wrestling in World Police and Fire Games in China?
    A)Divya
    B)Akanksha
    C)Manjit
    D)Rekha
    E)Preet
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Assistant-Sub-Inspector (ASI) of Haryana Police Manjit has won a gold medal in wrestling during the World Police and Fire Games (WPFG) held in Chengdu in China.
  12. The world’s first museum dedicated to the life and times of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu was opened in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Kolkata
    C)Kochi
    D)Nagpur
    E)Bangalore
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The world’s first museum dedicated to the life and times of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, the 16th-century mystic and saint, and the chief proponent of the Gaudiya Vaishnavism tradition, has been inaugurated by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata.
  13. Which country has unveiled its missile defence system Bavar 373?
    A)Pakistan
    B)UAE
    C)Iran
    D)Iraq
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Iran has unveiled a state-of-the-artsurface-to-air missile defense system Bavar-373 designed and manufactured by experts at home as the Islamic Republic marks National Defense Industry Day.

  14. IDFs are investment vehicles for channelizing investment into the infrastructure sector. F in IDF stands for?
    A) Finance
    B) Fund
    C) Function
    D) Forum
    E) Fit
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Infrastructure Debt Fund (IDFs) are investment vehicles which can be sponsored by commercial banks and NBFCs in India in which domestic/offshore institutional investors, specially insurance and pension funds can invest through units and bonds issued by the IDFs.
  15. Recently Which city’s Hazratganj Chauraha has been renamed as Atal Chowk?
    A)Gorakhpur
    B)Pune
    C)Kanpur
    D)Lucknow
    E)Kolkata
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Lucknow’s famous ‘Hazratganj Chauraha’ has been renamed as ‘Atal Chowk’ in memory of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
  16. What is the metric which defines operating liquidity available to business known as? [Asked in SBI PO Main 2017 Exam] A) Quick ratio
    B) Accounts payable turnover
    C) Working capital
    D) Cash conversion cycle
    E) Current ratio
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The liquidity metric Working capital is defined simply as the difference between two Balance sheet figures:
    Working capital = Current assets – Current liabilities
  17. Recently Tirur Betel leaf gets GI tag.It belongs to which state?
    A)Kerala
    B)Mizoram
    C)Assam
    D)Tamil Nadu
    E)Manipur
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Four new products – Palani Panchamirtham from Palani Town in Dindigul District of Tamil Nadu State, Tawlhlohpuan and Mizo Puancheifrom the state of Mizoram and Tirur Betel leaf from Kerala – received Geographical Indication (GI) under the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade.

  18. Recently World Anti Doping Agency suspended the accreditation of which country’s a national Dope Testing Laboratory for 6 months?
    A)USA
    B)Russia
    C)India
    D)China
    E)Myanmar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has suspended the accreditation of India’s National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL) for six months in what could be a massive blow to anti-doping movement in the country with less than a year left for Tokyo Olympics.
  19. Indian Navy will host MILAN,a multi lateral naval exercise in which state in March 2020?
    A)Kerala
    B)Gujarat
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Andhra Pradesh
    E)Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Indian Navy would be hosting MILAN, a multi-lateral naval exercise, in Vizag (Andhra Pradesh) in March 2020. The MILAN series of biennial exercises, which commenced in 1995 was conducted at Andaman and Nicobar Command (ANC) until last year.
  20. Recently novelist Ekushey Padak passed away.She belongs to which nation?
    A)Sri Lanka
    B)Pakistan
    C)Bangladesh
    D)Iraq
    E)Bhutan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Renowned Bangladeshi novelist and the Ekushey Padak winning author Rizia Rahman has passed away at the age of 79.

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